Journey to Chubu: Shizuoka

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Shizuoka Prefecture is conveniently located on Japan’s Pacific coast between Tokyo and Nagoya. Learn about wellness experiences including green tea, wasabi, and numerous traditional hot spring spa resorts. Hear about outdoor adventure experiences in this off-the-beaten path Mt Fuji region. Study historical sites and cultural experiences that have been core to the formation of today’s Japanese nation.

About the Speaker

Shizuoka SpeakerTony Everitt has been Tourism Shizuoka Japan’s Strategic Advisor for 6 years. He has 30 years’ experience in marketing and developing Asia Pacific visitor destinations, including executive roles with Tourism New Zealand and Tourism Australia, and CEO of South Pacific Tourism Organisation (based Fiji) and Destination Queenstown (NZ). Tony has now settled in the eastern-Shizuoka sea-side hot spring resort of Atami.

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January 19, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free – $20.00
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Japan America Society Of Chicago
(312) 263-3049
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